Northern Pen - 2020-03-25


Community Calendar



In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many local organizations have cancelled or postponed events. Here are the latest closures as of March 20. Englee Winter Carnival postponed until a later date. Cook’s Harbour/Wild Bight Family Fun Day postponed until a later date. Grandois Poker Run postponed until a later date. St. Anthony Polar Center closed for the season. St. Anthony Public Library closed until further notice. Twin Town Sports Complex in Port au Choix closed for the season. Labrador Grenfell Health have visitor restrictions in place at all facilities. Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) asks that the public only visit for urgent matters when unable to contact by phone. All Girl Guides of Canada activities cancelled until the week of Tuesday, April 14. St. Anthony Mental Health Peer Support Group cancelled until further notice. St. Anthony TOPS weight loss support group is cancelled until further notice. Low Impact Exercise classes St. Anthony Anglican Church basement is cancelled until further notice. Anglican Church Services in St. Anthony and Pistolet Bay Parishes are cancelled until further notice. All public events by the N.S.H.L fire department, St. Lunaire-Griquet, are cancelled until further notice. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #17, St. Anthony is closed for all events until further notice. RagnaRöck Northern Brewing Company Ltd.’s taproom in St. Anthony is closed. RagnaRöck grunter and growler sales will continue. Order by telephone or Facebook messenger, and pick up on Tuesdays and Fridays at assigned times to limit congregating numbers. NorPen Status of Women Council’s programs and events are suspended until further notice. This includes the Grand Opening, the Lunch and Learn, the walking program, friendship cafe, women’s fitness and craft corner. The council can still be reached by phone at 861-4842 or by email at: or programcoordinator.npswc@ Town of Port Saunders has cancelled the event planned for Cain's Quest Team 02 Rough and Wild, scheduled for March 21at the Town Center. All events scheduled at the Port Saunders Town Center/ gym have been cancelled until further notice. Cook's Harbour/Wild Bight Come Home Year committee’s Family Fun Day scheduled for March 28 has been postponed. Town of Main Brook’s town office is closed to the public until further notice. Residents can communicate by phone or email. However, if you need to meet in person for an important matter, call the office and make an appointment with the town clerk/manager. The Town of Rocky Harbour has closed all municipal facilities in the town - community hall, fire hall and arena - to public gatherings. All facilities will remain closed until further notice. The town also asks that any communication with the town office be done by phone or email rather than in person. The Town of Port Saunders town office is closed to the public until further notice. Town officials can be reached by phone 861-3105 or by email at


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